2.20.3, 2.22.1, and 2.23.3 Security AdvisoryFriday, Feb 2nd, 2007
block in the Apache configuration for the directory containing Bugzilla. This block fails to include permission for .htaccess files to override file access permissions. The .htaccess file shipped with Bugzilla prohibits access by web browsers to read the localconfig file, which contains the username and password for connecting to the database server. If you are not running Bugzilla under mod_perl, then this does not affect you. Vulnerability Solutions ======================= The fix for this issue is included in the releases. Upgrading to a release with the relevant fix will protect your installation from possible exploits of this issue. If you are unable to upgrade but would like to patch just the security vulnerability, there are patches available for the issue at the "References" URL. Full release downloads, patches to upgrade Bugzilla from previous versions, and git upgrade instructions are available at: https://www.bugzilla.org/download/ Credits ======= The Bugzilla team wish to thank the following people for their assistance in locating, advising us of, and assisting us to fix this issue: Issue 1 Reporter: Frédéric Buclin Issue 1 Fixed by: Frédéric Buclin, Max Kanat-Alexander, Dave Miller Issue 2 Reporter: Dave Miller Issue 2 Fixed by: Dave Miller, Olav Vitters, Frédéric Buclin, Max Kanat-Alexander General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found at: https://www.bugzilla.org/ Comments and follow-ups can be directed to the mozilla.support.bugzilla newsgroup or the support-bugzilla mailing list. https://www.bugzilla.org/support/ has directions for accessing these forums.